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by spectre
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: FreeBSD Help
Topic: How to Boot FreeBSD and GhostBSD
Replies: 6
Views: 6048

Re: How to Boot FreeBSD and GhostBSD

This may not be relevant, but in the past I have had difficulty booting more than one FreeBSD-based OS from the same drive using the FreeBSD bootloader. The reason is that the FreeBSD boot block code (boot2.c) doesn't just look into its own partition for the boot loader and config. Instead, it scans...
by spectre
Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: Installer wiped my hard drive
Replies: 8
Views: 4636

Re: Installer wiped my hard drive

Is it not still the case that FreeBSD-based systems have to be installed to a primary partition if using the MBR partitioning scheme? The FreeBSD boot loader requires either a primary or GPT partition. If all of the primary or GPT partitions are already in use, one must be freed for FreeBSD. To crea...